Scholastic Book of World Records 2012

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Scholastic Inc., Nov 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 304 pages
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A LOT can change in a year, and the bestselling SCHOLASTIC BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS has been updated to include all the most recent events with a fresh new cover and interior design!

Whether kids want to know what the world's fastest shark is, which country eats the most fast food, who has the most career hits in the MLB, or which state has the largest teddy bear, the SCHOLASTIC BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS 2012 has all of the answers and much, much more! Over the past ten years, kids, parents, and teachers have come to love this kid-friendly book.

Each of the 300 records on pop culture, sports, science, and more has its own page that includes a full-color photograph and a detailed description of the record.
 

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This book has something for everyone of every age. From the longest fingernails to the strongest man, from the smallest waist to the logest freethrow shot. It has some kind of interesting factoid for ... Read full review

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Contents

SPORTS
51
SCIENCE
117
NATURE
144
Natural Formations
145
Animals
153
Weather
191
Plants
197
Disasters
203
HUMANMADE
224
Structures
225
Travel
234
Transportation
241
Cities
244
US
245
INDEX
296
PHOTOCREDITS
303

Environment
209
MONEY
210
Most Expensive
211
Most Valuable
218
Big Business
220
BONUSSECTION
305
READ FOR THE WORLD RECORD
318
THE MALAYSIA BOOK OF RECORDS
320
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Jenifer Corr Morse is an award-winning author who has written many books for children and young adults, including SUPERSTAR STATS and the Scholastic Book of World Records series.

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